Owen Smith

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Pontypridd Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Surgical Mesh Implants — [Albert Owen in the Chair] 18 Oct 2017

    This is an important debate for me and for so many hon. Members because of what our constituents are telling us. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Emma Hardy) for giving voice, with great eloquence and passion, to an issue that so many of us feel strongly about. We have wanted a debate in this House for a long time, and I am pleased that she...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Brexit Discussions 13 Sep 2017

    The Brexit Secretary borrowed a phrase from the Northern Ireland peace process to describe his approach to Brexit negotiations. He called it generously constructive ambiguity, but on the issue of the Northern Irish border we do not need ambiguity. We need certainty, so will the Secretary of State provide some today. Essentially, he has three options: a hard border in Ireland; a hard border in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Brexit Discussions 13 Sep 2017

    It is precisely because I have read the Government’s paper that I ask for clarity. It has to be made plain exactly what the Government are proposing. The Secretary of State knows that a hard border, either in Northern Ireland or in the Irish sea, would be completely damaging to the Good Friday agreement and the economy of Ireland. The only answer is to maintain a customs union, and I...

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Labour MP for Pontypridd

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Owen Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Wales
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Health
  • Universal Credit
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Child Care
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Welfare Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (since 14 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (14 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (14 May 2012 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Owen Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 260 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: GMB National Office, 22 Stephenson Way, Euston NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: digital outreach in support of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party, total value £3,800

Date received: 8 September 2016

Date accepted: 8 September 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Brooker
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation accepted on 8 September 2016)

Date received: 10 August 2016

Date accepted: 30 August 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Brooker
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation accepted on 30 August 2016)

Date received: 31 August 2016

Date accepted: 8 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Charles Myatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation accepted on 14 September 2016)

Date received: 8 August 2016

Date accepted: 19 August 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Charles Myatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation accepted on 19 August 2016)

Date received: 30 August 2016

Date accepted: 14 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Gurnek Bains
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 September 2016

Date accepted: 14 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Stephen Kinsella
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 September 2016

Date accepted: 14 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Sean Wadsworth
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 9 September 2016

Date accepted: 14 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 13 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Graham Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Charlie Parsons
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Brooker
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Steven Moffat
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Sue Moffat
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 September 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 August 2016

Date accepted: 12 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 October 2016)
Name of donor: Betterworld Ltd
Address of donor: 14 St Mary's Street, Stamford PE9 2DF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 21 September 2016

Date accepted: 7 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 03408967

(Registered 07 October 2016)
Name of donor: Alan Massie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 19 October 2016

Date accepted: 16 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Mary Rainey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 November 2016

Date accepted: 29 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 4 November 2016

Date accepted: 29 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Brooker
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 November 2016

Date accepted: 29 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Charlie Parsons
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 November 2016

Date accepted: 29 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Anthony Langham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 11 November 2016

Date accepted: 29 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2016)
Name of donor: Ian Rosenblatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 18 November 2016

Date accepted: 16 December 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 January 2017)
Name of donor: Graham Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 January 2017

Date accepted: 5 January 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 January 2017)
Name of donor: Mr G Robinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 20 February 2017

Date accepted: 20 March 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 April 2017)
Name of donor: John Stevens
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 in respect of my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 10 May 2017

Date accepted: 7 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: More United Ltd.
Address of donor: 49 Knatchbull Road, London, SE5 9QR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6500

Date received: 23 May 2017

Date accepted: 15 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 10285790.

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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